Media Coverage

33 College Presidents Appointed to Phi Theta Kappa Advisory Board

Published Monday, November 16, 2015

MCC President Dr. Shouan Pan is one of 33 college presidents who have been appointed to a new Presidential Advisory Board for Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. The Presidential Advisory Board will provide input into the organization’s strategic plan, priorities and direction.

Tim Minger on KTAR: Chemical plant compound research

Published Friday, November 13, 2015

In 2012, the National Science Foundation awarded Mesa Community College a grant to study the chemical compounds of native Sonoran Desert plants. Professor Minger was interviewed by KTAR about his research. Listen to the interview here: 51131 KTAR-FM 2015-11-13 0606 MCC Research on Desert Plants 0m28s.mp3 Learn more by reading the press release. 

Thirty-three College Presidents Appointed to Phi Theta Kappa Advisory Board

Published Thursday, November 12, 2015

Dr. Pan was one of thirty-three college presidents appointed to a new Presidential Advisory Board for the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. The Presidential Advisory Board will provide input into the organization's strategic plan, priorities and direction.  PTKNews-33 College Presidents Appointed to Phi The.pdf

Honran a Hilda Luna

Published Thursday, November 12, 2015

Mesa Community College honored Hermenegilda "Hilda" Luna into its Hall of Fame for raising awareness of cancer among Hispanic women in Mesa. Prensa Hispana - Honran a Hilda Luna.pdf

Coverage of MCC Honors Alumni for Contributions

Published Wednesday, November 11, 2015

The Mesa Community College Hall of Fame was held Nov. 5 honoring alumni, community members and MCC employees whose personal and professional accomplishments and positive contributions to the college and community set them apart. Hall of Fame Independent.pdf and East Valley Tribune, Mesa Community College honors 11 - East Valley Tribune_ East Valley Local News.pdf

Final Four Fire Chief Candidates Interview in Lincoln

Published Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Former MCC instructor Jerome Schirmer  is one of the four finalists for Lincoln, Nebraska's next fire chief.  Final Four Fire Chief Candidates Interview in Lincoln.pdf

MCC Student Sculptures Featured in platFORM Art Project

Published Tuesday, November 10, 2015

MCC student sculptures are part of the public art programs from Tempe, Scottsdale, Chandler, and Surprise who have joined forces in platFORM, an initiative to offer opportunities for student artists to create sculptures for temporary placement in public places. The artwork of Lisa Bernal Brethour, Dave Higley, AShley Bennardo and Jephyr Curtis are featured here: City of Tempe, AZ _ platFORM.pdf...

D'Anna Column (MCC Hunger Awareness Week)

Published Tuesday, November 10, 2015

A few weeks ago D'Anna threw down a challenge to the community to start their own food drives to help United Food Bank this Thanksgiving, and so far the response has been amazing. One of the institutions that took him up on the challenge was Mesa Community College, which invited him out to the Red Mountain Campus this week to take part in their annual hunger awareness campaign. D'Anna_ 'Nancy...

Hara, Moeur Among Fall Kunsho Recipients

Published Monday, November 9, 2015

The Japanese government on Nov. 2 announced the recipients of its Fall 2015 Decorations. MCC professor Kelly Moeur, 64, of Tempe, Ariz. will receive the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, for promoting exchange and friendly relations between the U.S. and Japan. Hara, Moeur Among Fall Kunsho Recipients.pdf Also: http://www.la.us.emb-japan.go.jp/e_web/jokun_2015f.htm  and ...

Shouting Out MCC's 'Garden" Secrets

Published Saturday, November 7, 2015

Reviewer Jennifer Haaland calls MCC's production of The Secret Garden "a sweeping and lush production of a musical that gathered bountiful 1991 Tony Awards including Best Score. Throughout the performance, hidden treasures of creativity and talent blossomed. Shouting out MCC's 'Garden' secrets _ Examiner.pdf

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